Storm Conditions Expected Today Across S.E. Colorado

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High Wind Warning

                                  URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
                             NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
                                 325 AM MDT THU OCT 10 2013

EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BRANSON...KIM...EADS...SHERIDAN LAKE...LAS ANIMAS...
LAMAR...SPRINGFIELD...WALSH
325 AM MDT THU OCT 10 2013

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS...KIOWA...PROWERS...BENT AND
  BACA COUNTIES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
  SOUTHERN COLORADO TODAY...PRODUCING VERY STRONG WINDS OVER THE
  FAR EASTERN PLAINS. THE WINDIEST CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR
  FROM MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 60
  MPH.

* IMPACT...VERY STRONG CROSS WINDS ALONG WITH BLOWING DUST WILL
  PRODUCE VERY DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON EAST-WEST
  HIGHWAYS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES COULD TIP OVER AND DUST WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITIES. IN ADDITION...LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS LIKE LAWN
  FURNITURE COULD BECOME DANGEROUS AIRBORNE PROJECTILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WINDS CAPABLE OF CAUSING POWER OUTAGES AND PROPERTY DAMAGE
ARE EXPECTED.
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